Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Pilgrim Creek Snowmobile Park and Campground

Brief description:   Somewhat remote snowmobile park that has a staging area for winter and is available for camping during the rest of the year.

Open Dates:  Estimated year round if road is open.

Number of Campsites:  No “official” campsites, large paved parking lot area available to park trailers and RV’s.

Length of Stay:  14 days unless otherwise approved.

Fees:  Free.
Road to Pilgrim Creek Area
Affiliation:  Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Location/Address:  8 miles from McCloud, California.  From McCloud travel east on Hwy 89 for approximately 3 miles and turn left on Pilgrim Creek Road (Road #13).  Travel 5 miles on the paved road and the park will be on your left. 

Elevation:  Approximately 3,500 – 4,000 ft.

Contact Information:  Shasta-Trinity National Forest, McCloud Ranger Station, P.O. Box 1620, McCloud, Ca 96057
(530) 964-2184
Typical Parking Space for RV or Trailer
  • Paved parking lot for trailer and RV camping
  • Vault Toilets
  • Warming hut
  • Ramp for unloading  snowmobiles
  • Trees
  • Groomed snowmobile trails ~ contact ranger station for details.

General Description:  Large paved parking area in somewhat remote area, but fully accessible by paved roads.  Could be a nice free spot to camp in RV or trailer overnight while traveling the area. 
The Warming Hut
 Nearby Services:  (groceries, medical, etc.)  Nearest services in McCloud approximately 8 miles away.  Nearest hospital or medical services in Mt. Shasta City approximately 23 miles.  

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